Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Famocer Products

Famocer Products are primarily used for

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux), Peptic ulcer disease, Heartburn

About Famocer Products

Uses of Famocer Products

Famotidine is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), peptic ulcer disease and heartburn.

Famocer Products side effects


Side Effects of Famocer are Headache, Diarrhea, Drowsiness, Constipation.

How Famocer Products work

Famotidine is a histamine H2 receptor antagonist. It works by reducing the acid produced in the stomach. This helps to relieve acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

Patient Concerns about Famocer Products

Frequently asked questions about Famocer Products

Frequently asked questions about Famotidine

Q. Can I take Famocer 40mg Tablet empty stomach?
Famocer 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. It can be taken once daily before bedtime or twice daily in the morning and before bedtime, as recommended.
Q. How long does it take for Famocer 40mg Tablet to start working?
Famocer 40mg Tablet starts working as fast as within 15 minutes from when it is given. Its effect is seen to last all day or all night.
Q. What is the difference between Famocer 40mg Tablet and Omeprazole?
Famocer 40mg Tablet and Omeprazole belong to different groups of medicines. While Famocer 40mg Tablet belongs to histamine H2 antagonists group, Omeprazole belongs to proton pump inhibitors group. Both these medicines work by reducing the amount of acid made by the stomach, to relieve the symptoms and allow healing.
Q. What are the serious side effects of Famocer 40mg Tablet?
Famocer 40mg Tablet may have some serious side effects, but these are rare. These side effects may include hives, skin rash, itching, hoarseness and difficulty in breathing or swallowing. Another serious symptom may be swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs. Inform your doctor in case you notice any of the mentioned symptoms.
Q. What are the dos and don’ts while taking Famocer 40mg Tablet?
Avoid taking aspirin and other painkillers used to treat arthritis, period pain or headache. These medicines may irritate the stomach and make your condition worse. Contact your doctor who may suggest other medicines. Avoid coffee, tea, cocoa and cola drinks because these contain ingredients that may irritate your stomach. Eat smaller, more frequent meals. Eat slowly and chew your food carefully. Try not to rush at meal times. You should stop or cut down on smoking.
Q. Is Famocer 40mg Tablet safe for long-term use?
There is limited data available on whether Famocer 40mg Tablet can be used for a long term or not, but it is a relatively safe medicine. You should take it for the duration advised by your doctor. Do not take over-the-counter Famocer 40mg Tablet for longer than 2 weeks unless advised by your doctor.

Products for Famocer

Famocer 40mg Tablet
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Famocer 20mg Tablet
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